Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots

The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2002 Ratings: #10 / 175
User Score
Based on 388 ratings
2002 Ratings: #14
July 16, 2002 / Release Date
LP / Format
Warner Bros. / Label
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JoaoSantos
61
This was really disappointing. Full of childish lyrics and sweet melodies, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots is an album that never risks anything. The lyrics feel like they could have been written by a 11 year old and it just feels like a moody album. Doesn't deserve the hype it gets.

Favorite Tracks:Fight Test, Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Part 1, Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia)

Least Favorite Tracks: All We Have Is Now
Oxide
86
The Flaming Lips have developed quite the cult following over their illustrious long career, and there is no doubt that a lot of people became fans as a result of this classic album 'Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots'. The early 2000's release is the perfect example of telling a story through song, with the instrumentation, lyrics and just sheer imagination invested into this album culminating into a fun, dreamy and intriguing listen that I personally believe everyone should give a go. ... read more
mz
NR
The 5 Legged Red Robots?
amw100
69
The fusion of electronics and rock and this album helps it reach enjoyable highs, but some bland lows. Fortunately there's more of the former.
charlie17
100
Rich production, soul crumblingly beautiful lyrics, and a front to back flawless set of songs makes for a masterpiece that I am always excited to return to.

Edit: Still a 10!!!
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Track List

  1. Fight Test
  2. One More Robot/Sympathy 3000-21
  3. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Part 1
  4. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots Part 2
  5. In The Morning Of The Magicians
  6. Ego Tripping At The Gates Of Hell
  7. Are You A Hypnotist??
  8. It's Summertime
  9. Do You Realize?? 
  10. All We Have Is Now
  11. Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia)

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